Hermine Haselböck - mezzosoprano

Welcome to the website of the Austrian mezzo-soprano!

internationally acclaimed mahler and wagner interpreter

"A born Mahler interpreter" (PIZZICATO Journal - Alain Steffen)

„But my real discovery was Mahler and his Songs of a Wayfarer interpreted by one of the best mezzosopranos of the present for this Bohemian Music“ (Bilbao Music Festival - Pablo Siana)

"Haselboeck's voice has carrying power along with charm and a delicate assortment of sweet timbres." (NEW YORK TIMES - Bernard Holland)

"Hermine Haselböck sang Fricka with crystal clear intonation and velvety timbre." (DAS OPERNGLAS - S. Barnstorf)

„ convicting acting ... broade range of her powerful voice“ (DER NEUE MERKER) 

glamorous Hermine Haselböck‘s Brangäne“ (DER STANDARD, Stefan Ender)

„Hermine Haselböck ... Excellente actrice, elle donne un beau relief au dévouement de la suivante,

qu´elle interprète d´une voix fort claire et bien projetée" (OPERAWORLD - Luc Roger)

„... an intoxicating performance of (Mahler's) ‘Ich Atmet’ einen Linden Duft’ and a sublime reading of ‘Ich Bin der Welt Abhanden Gekommen’... outstandingly, beautifully drawing out the long lines ... (AMERICAN RECORD GUIDE - R. Moore)

"(Mahler's) The Kindertotenlieder ... Here is a singer blessed with a luxurious voice ...“ (WASHINGTON POST - Mark J. Estren)

"... rich, expressive voice..." (WASHINGTON POST - Cecelia Porter) 

"Haselböck's voice pleases with quality" (OPERNWELT - Gerhard Persché)

Wagner - Fricka (Die Walküre)


Wagner - Brangäne

(Tristan und Isolde)

"Nun will die Sonn' so hell aufgehn" (G. Mahler)

Gustav Mahler: 3rd Symphony

" O Mensch, gib' acht!"


Chambermusic and songs in German, English, French and Czech language by "entartete" female composers:

Vally Weigl (1894-1982)

Charlotte Schlesinger (1909-1976)

Vítezslava Kaprálová (1915-1940)

Henriëtte Bosmans (1895-1952)


Hermine Haselböck, mezzo-soprano

Franz Bartolomey, cello

Clemens Zeilinger, piano

Alexander Grün, recording (2016)

Festival EntArteOpera 2016

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Trailer of the new CD